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    general and black people. It seems likes cops just target black teens for some reason just because they think they can boss them around and do whatever they want to them. One place in Saint Louis that is known for that is Ferguson. The mike brown incident is not the first time this has happened the neighborhood. It…

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    In Plato’s Republic Book 2, Socrates says justice belongs in the category, “which the man who is going to be blessed should like both for itself and for what comes out of it,” (Plato, Republic 2, 358a). This means the man who is acting justly does so because he wants to, not because he has to, and he knows he will get results from doing justice. Based on this notion, justice is a desired good. If everyone acts justly, then no one has to experience injustice outcomes. As Glaucon tries to defend…

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    Domino Monologue

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    Moments later, the doors slam open. Footsteps sound in our direction, but Alfonso and I haven't broken eye contact. I wish he'd just make his decision to kill me or not. When a hand is placed on my back and an arm drapes over my chest, Alfonso and I both look at stranger. I blink several times this time. I find a very similar face to Alfonso's. Same red hair and green eyes, just the opposite sex. Jenny has come for me. She gives me a brief smile before she uses her arms to hug my head and I…

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    “Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird,” right off the bat we can see before each stanza is separated by roman numerals. This poem says what it means, and it says what it sees. The interpretation of this difficult looking poem is very much straight forward. As there are thirteen roman numerals describing ways of looking at a blackbird. The view of a blackbird, more commonly we say this blackbird is a crow. As concluded in the first stanza, our blackbird is flying over twenty snowy mountains.…

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    Anorexia is a dangerous illness there is out there, but not that many people know it. Many people see it as just someone wanting to be skinny and loose weight when it really is not. According to Mirror-Mirror “Up to 20 percent of people with anorexia die from their disorder making it the deadliest illness there is” (Eating). Having anorexia is life threatening, but it is not something one can control. It is not a life style choice one makes nor is it something someone wants to live with. Twenty…

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    Harper Lee once said “People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for.” In a town such as Maycomb in the 1930s, opinions of people were generally based on skin color. That is to say, depending on how the person was raised and what they chose to support created a racial divide. Many of the characters’ opinions on the trial and racism were established from their family history, social class, and skin color. Harper Lee uses racism and the trial in To Kill A Mockingbird to…

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    inflict the idea that she works all day just to put clothes on her baby’s back. she says, “I'm putting food in your child's tummy and clothes on your child's back/ And I can never do nothing nice for myself/ Cause every dollar I get is spent on everything that your child has”. (Lines 35-37). The mother states that all her money go to the baby and nothing goes to herself. She says fights for her child unlike the father of her child. The dad’s part of the song says that he works every day for his…

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    home and run on the tread mill. I was all set in my head on what I had to do to stay in shape but in reality I just couldn’t do it; I can’t sleep, I don’t eat, and I barely even talk to anyone anymore. I just feel lost and the worst part about it is when…

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    What Is Coulrophobia?

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    your sweet, delicious cotton candy, you see something in the corner of your eye… It just stares at you with its red eyes and its pointy teeth. You try to scream but nothing comes out, as it says “ I am not going to hurt you”. Then you’re out of there in a split second. Many people have the fear of coulrophobia. Coulrophobia is where you are scared of clowns. When you’re walking around at a carnival[or just anywhere really] and you see a clown you might think should…

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    Their are good filters and bad filters just like old me and new me. But I remember when i went to elementary I was so cute but sassy at the same time. I always got the girls they loved me for who I was and how I expressed myself but I was only was in first grade when this happened but just from out of thought I said to myself I can be popular with this crisma and selective thinking but did not know how to put it to good use for more friends. All the teachers also loved me for who I was and to…

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